Anonymous Americas

(1000-1950 / United States)

Adam Lay Ibounden


Adam lay ibounden,
Bounden in a bond.
Four thousand winter
Thoght he not too long.
And all was for an appil,
And appil that he tok,
As clerkes finden
Wreten in here book.
Ne hadde the appil take ben,
The appil taken ben,
Ne hadde never our lady
A ben hevene quene.

Blessed be the time
That appil take was,
Therefore we moun singen
Deo gracias.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: winter, time

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Adam Lay Ibounden by Anonymous Americas )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Firefly, John Shea
  2. Tranquil Anticipation, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. साना हाबबाय, Ronjoy Brahma
  4. Men And Women, Matthias Pantaleon
  5. Haiku: Haiku Cuts Haiku... (This is not .., Brian Johnston
  6. Kindness Of A Stranger, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. To my sister on the death of our father, Roger A. Rose
  8. If a Hippo Said Boo, Stephen Katona
  9. Real, The Princess
  10. Poetic Journey, Sandra Feldman

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
She sleeps a charmed sleep:
Awake her not.
Led by a single star,
She came from very far
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]